England’s world record-breaking 481 run inning in ODI proved too much for Australia at Trent bridge as the former defeated the latter with a huge margin of 242 runs. The two sides will play a total of 5 matches of which England has won 3.
Match heroes were Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow who scored 147 and 139 runs respectively, taking their side to a huge total.
It's all over at Trent Bridge, with England's world record-breaking 481 proving too much for Australia. Hales and Bairstow, the two centurions were unbelievable today. England win by 242 runs and lead the series 3-0! 🔥 #ENGvAUS pic.twitter.com/V5JaLPdlER
— ICC (@ICC) June 19, 2018
England defeated Australia in the 37th over of the second innings. Australia could score just 239 runs.
The previous record was also held by England when it had scored 444 for the loss of three wickets against Pakistan. This had happened in 2016 and it was also at Trent Bridge where England had set the previous record total.
Published on: June 20, 2018 at 02:02 IST
By EP Web Desk